Innisfail homeowner interrupts burglars

Homeowner came home to find strangers in house

Innisfail RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter last Friday that had been interrupted by the home owner on a rural property about 25 km east of Innisfail.

The home owner called police at 2 p.m. to report he had returned home to find his outbuildings open, a grey car in the driveway he did not recognize and two unknown men inside his home.

The 67-year-old home owner confronted the two men and a physical altercation occurred with the home owner sustaining minor injuries in the scuffle.

The two suspects fled in a grey small four-door car. The car sustained minor front end damage when it drove through a hedge on the property. The men are described as follows:

First suspect: 25-30 years old, glasses, wearing jeans and a lightweight dark colour jacket, 5’5”, slight build, brown hair.

Second suspect: approximately 30 years old, heavier set

If you have information about this incident, please call the Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3342 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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